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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (SIGNED) A Flavia de Luce Mystery

Bradley, Alan

Published by Delacorte Press, 2010
ISBN 10: 0385342314 / ISBN 13: 9780385342315
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Title: The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (...

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.


Minor shelfwear; Signed by author; Flavia de Luce Mysteries; 7.32 X 2.17 X 1.57 inches; 384 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 106266

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Synopsis: From Dagger Award?winning and internationally bestselling author Alan Bradley comes this utterly beguiling mystery starring one of fiction?s most remarkable sleuths: Flavia de Luce, a dangerously brilliant eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders. This time, Flavia finds herself untangling two deaths?separated by time but linked by the unlikeliest of threads.

Flavia thinks that her days of crime-solving in the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop?s Lacy are over?and then Rupert Porson has an unfortunate rendezvous with electricity. The beloved puppeteer has had his own strings sizzled, but who?d do such a thing and why? For Flavia, the questions are intriguing enough to make her put aside her chemistry experiments and schemes of vengeance against her insufferable big sisters. Astride Gladys, her trusty bicycle, Flavia sets out from the de Luces? crumbling family mansion in search of Bishop?s Lacey?s deadliest secrets.

Does the madwoman who lives in Gibbet Wood know more than she?s letting on? What of the vicar?s odd ministrations to the catatonic woman in the dovecote? Then there?s a German pilot obsessed with the Brontė sisters, a reproachful spinster aunt, and even a box of poisoned chocolates. Most troubling of all is Porson?s assistant, the charming but erratic Nialla. All clues point toward a suspicious death years earlier and a case the local constables can?t solve?without Flavia?s help. But in getting so close to who?s secretly pulling the strings of this dance of death, has our precocious heroine finally gotten in way over her head?

Book Description: ?Flavia is incisive, cutting and hilarious . . . one of the most remarkable creations in recent literature.??USA Today

?Utterly beguiling . . . wicked wit . . . The real delight here is [Flavia?s] droll voice and the eccentric cast.??People (four stars)

?Bradley takes everything you expect and subverts it, delivering a smart, irreverent, unsappy mystery.?  ?Entertainment Weekly
?A pitch-perfect performance that surpasses an already worthy debut.??Houston Chronicle

?Discovering Alan Bradley?s Flavia de Luce books is several steps beyond pleasure?it?s a sheer delight.??Winston-Salem Journal
?Wickedly funny.??The Times-Picayune

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